Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Library of Parliament Legislative Summary of Bill C-21 on Fraud Sentencing

The Library of Parliament recently published a legislative summary of Bill C-21: An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sentencing for fraud):
"The intent of the bill is to 'help crack down on white-collar crime and increase justice for victims' through measures that include a two-year mandatory minimum sentence for fraud over $1 million, additional specified aggravating factors for the court's consideration in sentencing, a new type of prohibition order, new obligations on the judge with respect to restitution orders, and a new type of impact statement to consider in sentencing"

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posted by Michel-Adrien at 7:08 pm

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